42-4-301. Relinquishment to stepparent. (1) A parent may relinquish parental rights for the purposes of adoption of a child by the child's stepparent or a member of the child's extended family. The relinquishment must be executed in accordance with 42-2-401 through 42-2-405 and 42-2-408 through 42-2-413. The relinquishment may be executed at any time after the child is 72 hours old.
(2) The stepparent or extended family member shall accept the relinquishment in writing.